Source: Bruce Perkins

Unpredictability over? – Lightning v Thunder

When Loughborough Lightning beat Lancashire Thunder by a whacking 9 wickets at Haslegrave, they opened up a margin of 12 points over their nearest rival, Surrey Stars. The table-toppers Western Storm have a 2-point advantage over them after seven rounds. The competition has been characterised by its unpredictability. But as we move into its final

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Source: Western Storm

Western Storm Join Forces With Advanced Certification

KIA Super League Champions 2017 Western Storm have forged a new partnership in 2018. Western Storm have announced that they have joined forces with Advanced Certification. Formed in 2014 and based in Portishead, Advanced Certification are a UKAS Accredited Conformity Assessment Body covering Quality, Environmental and Health and Safety Management System Certifications and they work

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Source: Loughborough Lightning

Lightning edge Vipers in Kia Super League thriller

Loughborough Lightning continued their outstanding run of form in the 2018 Kia Super League, player of the match Elyse Villani hitting a six with the third last ball of the game to clinch victory. Vipers were much improved from their previous five outings, a measured batting performance seeing them set an extremely strong 172/6 target

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Source: Bruce Perkins

Kia Super League Round 6

Lightning v Vipers August 4 – Haslegrave, Loughborough Your colour-coding for this week is purple with blush-pink. Deckchairs are set out around the ground alternately in these colours. You take your pick, look up and there are the home team striding out wearing a purple shirt and blush-pink caps. We are at the delightful Haslegrave ground

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Source: Lancashire Thunder

KSL update on games played on 31 July 2018

Here is an update on KSL games played on Tuesday 31 July. Surrey Stars v Lancashire Thunder Surrey Stars’ move back to the Oval and the TV cameras from Guildford was a switch from yellow to green. Somehow grass in SE11 had not lost its traditional colour to the prolonged drought. They faced Lancashire Thunder

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Source: David Crawford / www.stillsport.com

Kia Super League 28th and 29th July 2018

KSL Games played over the weekend 28-29 July 2018 Two odd events took place on the last weekend of July: rain fell, causing the Stars-Diamonds game at Guildford to be called off (a long, long coach journey for nothing for the White Roses); and a 6-over farce at Taunton, where Lightning were the visitors. For

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Source: David Crawford / www.stillsport.com

Lightning too strong for Diamonds

Loughborough Lightning Cricket played in front of a home crowd for the first time in almost year, putting on an entertaining display for the 600 strong crowd who’d come out to support to get the better of Yorkshire Diamonds. This result makes it three wins from four for Rob Taylor’s side, putting them in a

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Source: David Crawford / www.stillsport.com

KIA Super League Round up 27 July 2018

Vipers v Lightning – Ageas Bowl 25 July 2018 Snakes bitten ‘This is the strongest batting line-up in the league’ (Wyatt, Bates, Beaumont, du Preez) said the pundits of the Vipers; so of course they flopped – Wyatt, Bates and du Preez totalled 20 between them. This accepted wisdom ignored the facts that Wyatt has had

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Source: ECB

Rainbow Laces returns

After the success of last year’s inaugural Rainbow Laces campaign ECB and the cricket family will once again lace up this weekend to celebrate lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) players and fans at every level of cricket. For the second year in succession ECB has joined forces with LGBT equality charity Stonewall to bring

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